Case Worker

St George Accommodation For Youth

Applications Closing: Friday, March 29, 2019 - 17:00
  • 28 HOURS P.W.
  • SCHADS Level 5

St. George Accommodation for Youth Limited is an SHS Service – Specialist Homelessness Service –funded by Family and Community Services N.S.W.

We provide our Specialist Tenancy Support Program, to any young person who is homeless or at risk of homelessness, in the St. George and Sutherland areas.

We specialise in supporting clients who are:

  • managing their mental health
  • newly arrived
  • those with complex needs

We are seeking a second Caseworker to join our hardworking, happy team.

Our mission is to deliver high quality, trauma informed care in a client centred
environment that supports young people to break the cycle of homelessness.


  1. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a support role with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, in supported, transitional housing.
  2. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a support role with young people who are managing their mental health, newly arrived and who may have complex needs.
  3. Demonstrated delivery of client centred, strengths based Case Management support to young people, within a trauma informed care framework.
  4. Demonstrated advocacy and experience, working within the N.S.W. Residential Tenancy Act 2010.
  5. Demonstrated experience networking and building relationships with youth and community housing providers, mental health teams/providers & support services.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, within a team setting.
  7. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently.
  8. Demonstrated excellent time management skills.
  9. Tertiary qualifications or similar qualifications or experience for Criteria 1-8.
  10. Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  11. Demonstrated computer skills; Microsoft Office.
  12. Current N.S.W. Drivers license and own registered vehicle.
  13. Current Working with Children Check


  • Understanding of Specialist Housing Service – SHS model.
  • Knowledge of SHS Data Collection/CIMS
  • Current First Aid Certificate



Category: Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: South Sydney, Sutherland Shire
How to apply
  • If you would like to apply for this position please take care to address each of the Essential Criteria from points 1 to 13 when you complete your application.
  • Applications which do not address each of the Essential Criteria 1 to 13 will not be accepted and so will not be responded to.
  • Please provide us with two Referees who you have worked with recently.
  • Please provide us with your Curriculum Vitae  
  • Please request the Job Description for Caseworker 28 hours from and forward your application to: Lynn Birnie

Applications for this position close Friday 29th March, 2019.



Date posted: 04 March 2019

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